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Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico

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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public Start Printed Page 42663notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.


Cottonwood on the Greens, 4244 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544.

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Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board (NNMCAB), 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone (505) 995-0393; Fax (505) 989-1752 or Email:

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Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

Tentative Agenda

  • Call to Order
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Approval of Agenda and Meeting Minutes of July 26, 2017
  • Old Business

○ Report from Chair

○ Report from Nominating Committee for Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018

○ Other Items

  • New Business

○ Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for FY 2018

○ Other Items

  • Update from Co-Deputy Designated Federal Officer and Executive Director
  • Update on Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
  • Break
  • Overview of Waste Control Specialists
  • Public Comment Period
  • Updates from EM Los Alamos Field Office and New Mexico Environment Department
  • Wrap-Up Comments from NNMCAB Members
  • Adjourn

Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Northern New Mexico, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Menice Santistevan at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Menice Santistevan at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments.

Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Menice Santistevan at the address or phone number listed above. Minutes and other Board documents are on the Internet at:​em/​nnmcab/​meeting-materials.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on August 31, 2017.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-19097 Filed 9-8-17; 8:45 am]